Fire in Kuwait oil refinery put out: KNPC

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Firefighters have extinguished a fire that broke out in a pump of gas unit number 33 in the gas liquefaction plant at Kuwait’s Mina al-Ahmadi oil refinery, Kuwait National Petroleum Co (KNPC) said on Twitter on Friday.

The fire, which broke out on Thursday, did not affect exports and was put out shortly afterwards, KNPC said.

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“Efforts continue until this moment to deal with the remaining liquefied gas in the aforementioned unit,” the company said on Thursday.

There were no injuries reported as a result of the fire.

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